Andrew’s Resilience: A Trumpeter’s Triumph Over Adversity

24 November 2023

In a remarkable display of resilience and dedication to his craft, trumpeter Andrew took to the pitch at Oxford United’s Kassam Stadium on Saturday 28th October, to play “The Last…

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“Head and Neck cancers matter” by Hazel

23 November 2023

My journey with cancer began with a seemingly minor neck discomfort during my retirement in Spain. I led an active and healthy lifestyle, being an avid cyclist and hiker, and…

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A 14-Year Journey of Resilience, Peg Feeding, and Inspirational Optimism

31 October 2023

Head and Neck Cancer patient, Marc Head, reflects on his experience with his diagnosis and treatment. His story reveals the unexpected insights and daily challenges that come following cancer treatment.…

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Travelling and Confronting Cancer

19 October 2023

As a young boy growing up in Devon, Steven was always fascinated by London and the rest of the world. He loved the contrasts in the world and enjoyed seeing…

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Peter’s Passion: A Golf Tournament that Tees Up Charity Support

13 October 2023

In the world of charitable endeavours, the spirit of giving often takes shape in diverse and creative forms. One such example of this philanthropic spirit is Peter Papanastasiou, an individual…

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Key Facts - Head and Neck Cancer

33 people

The number of people diagnosed every day with head and neck cancer in the UK

4th most common cancer in MEN

Head and neck cancer is now the 4th most common cancer in men and 6th overall yet awareness of the signs and symptoms is extremely poor


The number of people diagnosed with head and neck cancer every year in the UK. Sadly many will be diagnosed when their cancer is at an advanced stage

2% of research funding

Head and neck cancer receives less than 2% of research funding in the UK despite being one of the fastest growing cancer types

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